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I own a 92 chevy lumina, with 3.1 liter, but im not sure how much to fill the antifreeze. It has two options, cold and hot. Cold being the bottom and hot being the top option. Up to where do I fill it with antifreeze?

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If the engine is cold, fill to the cold level. If it's hot, fill to the hot level.

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